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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 339-12
May 02, 2012

General Officer Announcements

            The chief of staff, Army announced today the following assignments:

            Maj. Gen. Stuart M. Dyer, U.S. Army Reserve, commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Ga., to chief integration officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, Washington, D.C.

            Maj. Gen. Mark W. Perrin to deputy director, Signals Intelligence Directorate, National Security Agency, Fort Meade, Md.  He most recently served as director, J-2, U.S. Forces-Iraq, Operation New Dawn, Iraq.

            Maj. Gen. Steven W. Smith, U.S. Army Reserve, chief integration officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer/G-6, Washington, D.C., to deputy commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater Operational Command Post) (Forward), Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

            Maj. Gen. Luis R. Visot, U.S. Army Reserve, commanding general, 377th Theater Support Command, New Orleans, La., to deputy commanding general-operations, U.S. Army Reserve Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            Brig. Gen. Thomas E. Ayres, commanding general/commandant, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Va., to commanding general, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency/chief judge, U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Fort Belvoir, Va.

            Brig. Gen. Norvell V. Coots, special assistant to the surgeon general, Falls Church, Va., to surgeon general, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan/medical advisor, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan.

            Brig. Gen. Flora D. Darpino, commanding general, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency/chief judge, U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Fort Belvoir, Va., to commanding general/commandant, U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, Charlottesville, Va.

            Brig. Gen. Steven W. Duff, Army National Guard, deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Special Forces Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C., to chief of staff, Kosovo Force, Pristina, Kosovo.

            Brig. Gen. Kaffia Jones, U.S. Army Reserve, commander, 505th Signal Brigade, Las Vegas, Nev., to deputy commander, 335th Signal Command (Theater), East Point, Ga.

            Brig. Gen. Timothy P. McGuire, deputy chief, legislative liaison, Office of the Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C., to deputy commanding general, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

            Brig. Gen. Kevin L. McNeely, Army National Guard, director, strategic plans and policy (J-5), National Guard Bureau, Washington, D.C., to director, European Partnership Task Force, U.S. European Command, Germany.

            Brig. Gen. Mark R. Quantock, chief, CJ-2, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command, Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, to deputy director for trans-regional policy, J-5, Joint Staff, Washington, D.C.

            Brig. Gen. Nadja Y. West, commanding general, Europe Regional Medical Command/command surgeon, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany, to assistant surgeon general for force sustainment, Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Falls Church, Va.

            Col. Roger L. Cloutier Jr., who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy commander (maneuver), 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga., to executive officer to the supreme allied commander, Europe, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, Belgium.

            Col. Peggy C. Combs, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy commander, U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Knox, Ky., to commandant, U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School, U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

            Col. Michael D. Lundy, who has been selected for the rank of brigadier general, deputy commander (support), 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, to deputy commander, Combined Arms Center for Training, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

            Col. John M. Cho, who has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general, commander, 30th Medical Command, Germany, to assistant surgeon general for force management, Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army, Falls Church, Va.

            Col. Jeffrey B. Clark, who has been nominated for the rank of brigadier general, commander, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, to commander, Europe Regional Medical Command/command surgeon, U.S. Army Europe and Seventh Army, Germany.

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